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Are You Listening?

For Teachers K - 5th
To underscore the importance of practicing good listening skills class members engage in a series of activities that model poor listening skills. In pairs and then as a whole group, class members enact different, more positive techniques...
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Comprehension and Inference Question Creator

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Encourage learners to ask questions about what they read with a worksheet about comprehension and inference questions. The resource provides directions and examples that guide kids through crafting their own questions.
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Learning the Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine six different comprehension strategies and use them to comprehend short texts given to them by their teacher. They demonstrate their use through many different activities.
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Reading Comprehension: Guinness Book of World Records

For Students 6th - 10th
If your learners are curious about human achievement, superlatives, or esoteric trivia, the Guinness Book of Records is a way to tap into instrinsic motivation and relevance. Here's an informational reading that will grab their attention...
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Responding to Conflict: Active Listening

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Did I hear you right? You need a great lesson on active listening? Through large- and small-group activities, learners differentiate between poor and excellent listening skills. The resource, 7th in a series of 15, focuses on active...
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Simple Preparation Can Improve Reading Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th
Reading comprehension is key to success in nearly every subject in school, but how do you improve comprehension in a pupil with dyslexia? Here are several tips that define ways in which educators can provide strategies to improve overall...
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8th Grade Reading Comprehension Success

For Students 8th Standards
Augment your eighth grade language arts curriculum with a thorough set of reading comprehension activities and assessments. Focusing on a variety of skills, including vocabulary in context, text structure, main idea, and author's style,...
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Practice Test - English Language Arts Reading Comprehension

For Students 10th Standards
An English Language Arts Reading Comprehension Practice Test for Grade 10 asks scholars to read a poem and answer two multiple-choice questions about the poem. They finish the task by responding to an open-response essay question. 
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Listening During a Conversation

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
What does active listening look like? Learners identify basic rules for listening carefully to others, such as maintaining eye contact and commenting appropriately, and then evaluate different examples of conversations on a worksheet to...
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The Art of Listening

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Conversation isn't just about talking. Help you class work on the important conversational skills with a lesson about listening. As youngsters practice making statements and asking attentive questions, they reflect on the way they listen...
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Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Hints for how to improve listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are contained in a cross-curricular reading comprehension worksheet designed for primary graders. After reading a short passage loaded with tips, kids respond to a...
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Learning the Comprehension Strategies

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Eighth through eleventh graders practice six reading comprehension strategies: connecting, visualizing, questioning, inferring, determining importance in text, and synthesizing. Each strategy is practiced using a different picture book...
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Improving Listening Skills

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
In a collection of three lessons, learners interact with one another to improve listening skills by becoming active listeners, come to a group consensus on a decision, and work independently to follow a set of clear concise directions....
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Teaching Social Skills, Creating Successful Students “Following Instructions” and “Listening”

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
With the help from learning games and holiday-themed coloring pages, scholars learn the importance of listening carefully and following directions. Coloring pages celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving. Learning games include Simon...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—Childhood

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Who wants to learn about Honest Abe? The reading passage highlights the early life of Abraham Lincoln, detailing his experience as a young boy growing up in Kentucky. Readers read the brief passage and then answer 10 comprehension...
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Martin Luther King Reading Comprehension

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Boost reading comprehension with an interactive website featuring an informational passage about Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars read, or listen to, several paragraphs detailing MLK's life in order to answer seven multiple choice...
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Language Arts Skills: Listening and Speaking Strategies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Your class can practice communicating clearly. They practice listening and speaking through games such asTelephone and a social scavenger hunt. This is a solid instructional activity that helps apply good communication skills.
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Listening Comprehension: Answering High Level Questions

For Teachers K
Kndergarteners work to build strong listening and reading comprehension skills by answering higher level questions. After a teacher demonstration of the task, learners listen to the story The Three Little Pigs, the teacher asks them...
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Reading, Vocabulary, Comprehension

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Whether you teach mainstream elementary classes or older English learners, a set of reading comprehension resources is a great addition to your language arts curriculum. Ten activities each include a reading passage and set of...
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Teaching Reading Comprehension through Social Studies Readings

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine how immigrants have changed the environment of the United States. Individually, middle schoolers will take a pre- and post-test to assess their reading comprehension. In groups, they compare and contrast the religions of...
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The Mitten Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Readers use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast two different versions of the story The Mitten. Discussion focuses on how replacing certain verbs within the text affects their understanding and enjoyment of the tale. Comprehension...
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Nonfiction Comprehension Test Practice

For Students 6th - 10th
Need to gauge how well your pupils comprehend what they are reading? The six exercises provided by this Nonfiction Comprehension practice test ask readers to respond to questions based on a sentence, a paragraph, a complete story and a...
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Earth Day Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Here is a really neat Earth Day reading passage that can be used online or printed. The initial passage provides learners with the opportunity to read a poem entitled, "Woodman, Spare That Tree!" It also includes comprehension questions...
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Reading Comprehension: Test-taking version

For Teachers 5th - 8th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students explore and analyze test taking techniques, read a short story and then answer eight comprehension questions.

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